Meet the team

Meet the team

Simon Sainsbury

Managing Director

Owner and Managing Director, with a background in sound engineering for live events, started buk Solutions in 1988.


Originally trained as an electronics service engineer before moving into entertainment and conference audio.

Steve Hunt

Operations Manager

Operations Manager with over 20 years’ experience in the live events industry, offering consultancy on interpretation, camera and microphone solutions projects for clients. Steve has been Production Manager on many International projects in the UK and across the globe.

Duncan Conway

Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager at buk Solutions in Cambridge, Duncan uses his previously gained expertise to develop new markets for interpretation and digital recording products.


Duncan has extensive knowledge within telecommunications, sales, management and business development for companies within the CCTV, building security and Biometric access control sectors.

Paul Ward

International Sales & Marketing Manager

Paul with his 40+ years’ experience within the industry provides expert consultancy and project management within the conference audio industry.


Paul provides comprehensive product advice and solutions for clients utilising his vast industry knowledge.

Becky Hawker

Accounts Administrator

Company accountant with 5 years’ experience, qualified to MAAT status, Becky joined the buk Solutions team in September 2017.


Becky is responsible for all company accounts within a thriving buk Solutions business

Dan Clare

Project Manager

Dan is an astute Project Manager and has provided Interpretation and Audio-Visual solutions for clients across the UK and Worldwide with extensive experience across many industry sectors.


Responsible for planning and execution of various projects, ranging from large arena-size conferences to smaller, more personal meetings and press conferences around the globe.

Matt Kirkby

Account Manager

Matt is an experienced Account Manager and has been working in the events industry for over 5 years.


Working closely within the rentals department to provide an outstanding and memorable service to our prestigious clients. He has a good understanding of our clients expectations and is always looking to find the best possible solution for the requirement.

Kyle Schamel

Project Manager

Kyle is an experienced Project Manager, versatile and dedicated A/V professional, who possesses a working knowledge of sound production and the live events industry, with extensive experience across many industry sectors.


Responsible for planning and execution of various projects, ranging from large arena-size conferences to smaller, more personal meetings and press conferences worldwide.

Stephen Burley

Multi-Disciplined Support Analyst

Stephen has many attributes and brings his vast experience across the IT and communications fields to manage buk Solutions infrastructure, while providing expert support to our prestigious clients.

Susan Pollmer

Interpretation & Translation Manager

Susan has 30+ years experience within the live events industry, developing and building teams of interpreters across the globe


Susan has completed thousands of events across many sectors including Pharmaceutical, Financial and Sales, creating harmonious teams for our client base.

Henryk Madej

DARTS Workflow Manager

Worked at buk Solutions for 8 years with responsibility for special projects within many government and civil sectors, providing full sales process support within buk Solutions.


Previous Management experience with 15+ years in Customer Care and Support industries.

Andrew Vaughan-Jones

DARTS Support Team

Andrew provides expert support and advice to all clients within our extensive client base within the government departments across the UK.

Jack Fovargue

Conference Technician

Jack Fovargue is an experienced Sound Engineer with a huge passion for sound and Audio Visual technology. He possesses a strong knowledge of Social Media, Audio Technology, Music Production, Audio Engineering, Audio Science, Software and Technology.

Nick Heidrick

Conference Technician

Nick Heidrick is an experienced Sound Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the music industry. Skilled in Pro Tools, Logic Pro X, Ableton, Microsoft products, Audio Engineering, and Audio Editing.



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Real-time event streaming

Full remote participation via PC or smartphone

buk Solutions uses the KUDO platform to stream images, voices and presentation slides in real-time, straight to people’s laptops, smartphones, anywhere in the world from the comfort of their own home or office.